Geoffrey Drake-Brockman (artist)

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"Totem" (2012), located outside Perth Arena

Geoffrey Drake-Brockman (born 1964) is an Australian artist known for incorporating robotics and lasers into his work.[1][2][3][4] He was born in Woomera, South Australia.[3] He currently lives and works in Perth, Western Australia.

Notable works include "Floribots", (128 computer-controlled robot origami flowers arranged in a grid[5][6] a sculpture that won the Macquarie Bank People's Choice Award when exhibited at the National Gallery of Australia)[7][8]) and "Totem", (a 10.5 metre tall installation outside Perth Arena that has moving panels that open and close like flower petals when people walk past.[9][10])

In March 2013 he took to Indiegogo to raise funds to complete four life size Robot Ballerinas, otherwise known as the "The Coppelia Project".[11][12]


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